McCarthy in 2010-11 (Jr.): In his first season as a member of the wrestling program, he turned in a 3-6 record seeing action in three tournaments ... made his debut at the Clarion Knight Point where he pinned Maryland's Tommy Sitar in his first-collegiate match ... also competed at the Navy Classic and Nittany Lion Open.
2009-10 (So.), 2008-09 (Fr.): Was a member of the Navy football team.
High School: A 2008 graduate of Strongsville High School, McCarthy was a three-year letterwinner in football and earned a pair of letters in wrestling ... a state qualifier his junior year after putting together a 36-12 record ... a two-time All-State (Ohio) wrestler, who was also a two-time All-Pioneer Conference selection ... named one of the top 100 football players in the state of Ohio by OhioVarsity.com his senior year ... member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Son of Michael and Kimberley McCarthy ... majoring in Systems Engineering.